Welcome! I'm so glad you're here!
Maybe you're here because you're exhausted. You've counted too many points, too many calories and followed too many lists...all to be left disappointed.
Maybe you've had your a-ha moment, thinking that if you lost the weight, your life would change. But it didn't. You gained the weight back, even more than you started with and resent what the diet didn't do for you so you're ready to give up.
Maybe you're here because after turning 40 the weight continues to creep on and it's harder to keep it off! Your hormones are whack, you have no energy and you need to do something different.
Whatever brought you here, I'm here to help.
I understand. I want you to stop dieting, too! I know what it feels like to flounder with wondering what to eat and then feeling guilty if I thought I ate the wrong thing.
My goal and mission is to provide you with the support you need to get off that roller coaster for the last time and the tools you need to create a healthy lifestyle that will last a lifetime!
When I was 29 years young, married for only a few short years and two kids ages three and five calling me Mama, I was diagnosed with colon cancer. It was not my life that flashed before my eyes; it was theirs. It was school plays, graduations, weddings, grandchildren and a life of retirement, front porches and rocking chairs that motivated me to keep going. And at times, the ability to put one foot in front of the other.
And so with dial up internet booted, I began my journey to health. The problem is I had no idea what to do. Throughout my 30s I tried to "eat right" but always floundered, never really having a realistic plan I could stick to. Each new "thing" left me feeling guilty or afraid of 'eating the wrong thing' and when I couldn't keep up, feeling like a failure. Again.
It was only after turning 40 that I gained clarity and direction on how to eat for better health and live without counting points, calories or crazy rules I could never keep.
I'm now on a mission to help and provide women who are shackled by their weight and poor health with a place to start and the tools they need to regain control of their weight and health, improve their quality of life and the knowledge they need to make it a lifestyle.
I am passionate about empowering women specifically over 40, to become confident in how they look, feel and live.
So, what decision are you waiting to make? It's time for you to jump, too my friend.
It's time to stop dieting and start living.
Sam is a Women's Fitness Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer and a Certified Weight Management Coach. She has been a nurse for 28 years. Sam is also the Co-Owner of Hillcrest Fit Body Boot Camp.
She has been married to her husband, Clark for 25 years and they have a son and daughter who are both in college.
Clark and Sam enjoy working out, running, kayaking, hiking, camping and traveling together.